Check it - Foursquare has just announced a series of new specials, designed to be unlocked when groups of people check in.
We've pulled all the good ones from their blog post, copy-paste style:
Sports Authority is running a Flash Special from 3/11 to 4/9. Each store randomly unlocks on one day for the first to check-in after 11am to score a free gift card, up to $500 in value.This Friday at 10am at Barnes & Noble across the country be one of the first 10 people at any Barnes & Noble to check in after 10am to get $10 off a NOOK Color.H&M is running an amazing Friends Special: check in with three foursquare friends and get 24% off any item.At Whole Foods, check in with a friend at any participating location (it’ll say ‘Special’ in the app) and score a free cookie!Go to any Chili’s nationwide and check in with three friends and your table will get a free appetizer.When you go to one of over 500 Applebee’s restaurants nationwide, you can take advantage of their Swarm Special, with everyone in the Swarm getting free mozzarella sticks if 5 people check in after 9pm.
-Katharine Ricci, NYCRD Executive Editor